By By HYUNG-JIN KIMAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Monday extended the launch period for a controversial long-range rocket by another week until Dec. 29, citing technical problems.
An unidentified spokesman for the North's Korean Committee of Space Technology told
By By PORFIRIO IBARRA and GALIA GARCIA-PALAFOXAssociated Press
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - U.S. authorities confirmed Monday that Jenni Rivera, a U.S.-born singer whose soulful voice and openness about her personal troubles made her a Mexican-American superstar, was killed in a plane crash in
By By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A vigorous effort to house the homeless has been countered somewhat by a sluggish economy.
The federal government and local communities have greatly increased the number of beds available to the homeless over the last four years, either
By By NANCY ARMOURAP National Writer
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - This Green Bay win was big enough to be felt all the way to Chicago.
Mike Daniels returned a fumble 43 yards, and DaJuan Harris and Aaron Rodgers ran for touchdowns in the second half as the Packers moved within one win of the NFC
By By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. WHO'S TALKING AS U.S. FINANCIAL DEADLINE NEARS
Obama and Boehner meet at the White House to discuss averting the impending "fiscal cliff."
2. WHAT'S ON THE
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Two boys, ages 7 and 11, are accused of trying to rob a woman with a loaded gun, police said Sunday.
The boys tried to carjack a 22-year-old woman who was in her family's truck waiting for her parents in a church parking lot, Portland police said in a statement.
By By RACHEL COHEN and JAY COHENAP Sports Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC Sports and Yahoo are taking on the crowded sports media landscape with a partnership that fills in gaps for both companies.
NBC brings video and big-name broadcasters and Yahoo adds college coverage and fantasy games in the
By By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A stomach virus is forcing Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to delay an overseas trip that will focus on providing more support for the Syrian opposition.
The State Department said Sunday that Clinton's illness has forced her to
By By SCHUYLER DIXONAP Sports Writer
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Josh Brent and Jerry Brown met in college, forming a close, unshakeable bond. Having realized his NFL dream, Brent was trying to help his roommate do the same.
But Brent wasn't starting on Dallas' defensive line when the Cowboys
By By The Associated Press
Top 10 recipients, in total compensation, among private-college leaders in 2010.
1. Bob Kerrey (x), The New School, $3,047,703
2. Shirley Ann Jackson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, $2,340,441
3. G. David Pollick (x), Birmingham-Southern College, $2,312,098